© Copyright 2020, American Pharmacists Association All Rights Reserved. By earning BPS certification, Bowles, Moragne and Rogers join an elite, worldwide group of 46,000 pharmaceutical professionals, of which only 161 are certified in Louisiana. Step-by-Step Educational Path to Becoming a Clinical Pharmacist Bachelor’s Degree Becoming a clinical pharmacist starts at the undergraduate level. Learning modules are presented in manageable segments and participants claim CE as each module is completed. Develop and refine your skills as a patient-care provider and earn a certificate of achievement to showcase that you’re up-to-date with the latest standards of practice and patient safety. Develop and refine your skills as a patient-care provider and earn a certificate of achievement to showcase that you’re up-to-date with the latest standards of practice and patient safety. laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, Clinical Pharmacists Jennifer Bowles and Sabrina Moragne earned board certification in Pharmacotherapy, which involves the treatment of disease with medications, and Whitney Rogers earned board certification in Critical Care Pharmacy, which focuses on managing the safe and effective use of medications in critically ill patients. Board certification, on the other hand, typically results from taking an exam that tests your ability to perform in that particular field. Português (Portuguese), ພາສາລາວ (Lao), 日本語 (Japanese), اُردُو (Urdu), This two-part program emphasizes a health care team collaboration between pharmacists and technicians which seeks to improve population health by increasing immunization rates in states that allow technicians to immunize. Participants will gain experience evaluating and adjusting drug therapy regimens for patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, counseling patients about lifestyle interventions, analyzing and interpreting self-monitoring of blood glucose results, and assessing the overall health status of patients to identify needed monitoring and interventions. Español (Spanish), Français (French), Tiếng Board certification through BPS is recognized worldwide as the gold standard for determining which pharmacists are uniquely qualified to contribute at advanced practice levels. Fight Fraud Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) Hotline. At North Oaks, patients benefit from the knowledge and expertise of an entire department of pharmaceutical experts, three of whom recently achieved additional certifications through the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS). Certificate programs include a self-study and live component. Originally developed by Washington State University (WSU) and recently revised through a partnership between WSU and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the APhA/WSU Pharmacy-Based Immunization Administration by Pharmacy Technicians training program explores the expanding role of the pharmacy technician by providing additional skills training to administer immunizations. 1-985-230-1346 (TTY: 7-1-1). An innovative and interactive advanced competency training (ACT) program that explores the pharmacist’s role in providing travel health services to patients. Established in 1976 as an autonomous division of the American Pharmacists Association, BPS is recognized as the premiere post-licensure certification agency for the pharmacy profession. Their involvement can enhance patient satisfaction via fewer complications in drug treatment, improve laboratory monitoring, eliminate unnecessary medications, reduce the length of hospital stays and lower treatment costs. APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program (14th Edition) is based on national educational standards for immunization training from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Language assistance services Language assistance services are available to you free of charge. The purpose of this certificate training program is to prepare pharmacists with comprehensive knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to provide immunization services to patients across the life span. In this special "North Oaks Health Notes" segment for Nov. 20, 2020, Dr. Robert Peltier and Tangi 96.5 FM's Johnny Chauvin discuss how we can help ... Notice of Nondiscrimination North Oaks Health System complies with applicable Federal civil rights Call All three clinical pharmacists also are certified by the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists and have earned Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificates for Acute Care, which promotes the appropriate use of antibiotics to combat resistance and unnecessary use. Live programming is hosted by APhA and through licensed partners. Việt (Vietnamese), 繁體中文 (Chinese), العربية (Arabic), Tagalog, 한국어 (Korean), Process-oriented training to facilitate the delivery of APhA’s Certificate Training Programs. Some pharmacy schools do not require that incoming students have a particular degree, or even have completed a bachelor’s degree.